Welfare Agency

Emma hosts Dorothy Roberts, professor of Law, Sociology, and Civil Rights at the University of Pennsylvania, to discuss her recent book Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families–and How Abolition Can Build a Safer World. Emma first covers yesterday’s simultaneous mass shootings, including five dead in Tulsa, the continued shortage of US-produced baby formula, the Israeli […]
Journalist Eric Alterman, author of the new book,  Inequality and One City: Bill de Blasio and the New York Experiment, explains how the inequality crisis finally came into public consciousness since Occupy Wall Street. Why BilldDe Blasio’s message on inequality is distinct, progressive and important. How de Blasio is trying to help the poor in New York […]